[B-Greek] A Greek Pedagogical Question

william zeitler william at faithfulbible.com
Thu Jul 21 12:21:27 EDT 2005

I'm reminded of what the Buddha said about musical strings:

"If too tight -- it breaks. If too loose -- it will not sound." In other 
words, a happy medium.

Reading without studying grammar has its hazhards. Studying grammar without 
reading has its hazhards. Instead, there's the middle way of doing both..

"You must have balance, grasshopper!"

william zeitler

On Thursday 21 July 2005 08:54 am, Mitch Larramore wrote:
> --- Elizabeth Kline <kline-dekoning at earthlink.net>
> wrote:
> > There are popular NT grammars that encourage this
> > sort of activity. You see
> > discussions of "the exegetical significance of the
> > ... " which encourage the
> > student to process the greek text as if they were
> > solving an engineering
> > problem.
> And yet, doing the work of a "structural" engineer is
> what syntactical analysis is all about... I suppose.
> Was it not Dr. Buth who advised us to begin with
> STRUCTURE first?
> Mitch Larramore
> Sugar Land, Texas

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